Unmeasured anions: The unknown unknowns

Venkatesh, Bala and Morgan, Thomas J. (2008) Unmeasured anions: The unknown unknowns. Critical Care, 12 1: 113-1-113-2. doi:10.1186/cc6768

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Author Venkatesh, Bala
Morgan, Thomas J.
Title Unmeasured anions: The unknown unknowns
Journal name Critical Care   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 1466-609X
Publication date 2008-02-05
Year available 2008
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1186/cc6768
Open Access Status File (Publisher version)
Volume 12
Issue 1
Start page 113-1
End page 113-2
Total pages 2
Place of publication London, U.K.
Publisher BioMed Central Ltd
Collection year 2009
Language eng
Subject CX
920199 Clinical Health (Organs, Diseases and Abnormal Conditions) not elsewhere classified
110310 Intensive Care
1103 Clinical Sciences
1110 Nursing
Formatted abstract
Evidence is emerging that elevated concentrations of the intermediates of the citric acid cycle may contribute to unmeasured anions in critical illness. Both the anion gap and the strong ion gap are used as scanning tools for recognition of these anions. The mechanisms underlying these elevations and their significance require further clarification.
© 2008 BioMed Central Ltd
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